Title:  Mechanic UG

Req ID:  2165
City:  �Coulterville
State:  IL
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  62237
Department:  Maintenance

Site: Gateway North

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.

Job Summary

Job Summary/Essential Functions:

  • Perform electrical, mechanical and hydraulic repairs of diesel mining equipment.
  • Maintain underground equipment in permissible condition as defined by MSHA.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, and complete reports and records as required.
  • Perform other, non-maintenance tasks as assigned.

Job Description

Special Skills or Qualifications:

  • Must have one (1) year underground mining experience.
  • Must have demonstrated diesel repair and welding and fabrication skills.
  • Must become knowledgeable of State and Federal mining regulations pertaining to underground mining including diesel permissibility.
  • Must have demonstrated operating, repairing, and troubleshooting skills on outby and diesel equipment.  (Mantrips, scoops, supply tractors, road graders, battery transports, dusters, etc.)
  • Must show continuous progress in achieving the Qualifications/Skills of an Electrician Underground.
  • Must be able to fabricate from blueprints and troubleshoot from service manuals.
  • Must have obtained underground miners license or face papers in the state where working.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.


  • Must have high safety standards for self and others.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors.
  • Must have high safety standards for self and others.
  • *Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements, Underground Occupations:

  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time on uneven, rocky surfaces.
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles.
  • Must have the ability to walk for up to 4 hours at a time.  Will be required to walk through different sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom.
  • Walking ability will be judged according to SCSR emergency evacuation plan required and approved by MSHA.
  • Must have the ability to wear required protective footwear, hearing and eye protection, and other personal protective equipment as required by Company and MSHA.
  • Must have the ability to bend or stoop for a full work period as a result of mine height.
  • Must have the ability to climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on and off equipment and ladders.
  • Must have the ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and have rapid reflex movements of the arms and legs as well as good hand to eye coordination.
  • Must have the ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and the ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to work in extreme conditions, including but not limited to changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise from low to high decibels, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.

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Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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